Doug Berky, a graduate of Furman University, has been a physical theatre performer since the late 1970s, working with companies such as the Montanaro Mime Theatre, Two Penny Circus, and the touring theatre of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. Since 1983, Doug has worked as a solo artist, performing and teaching throughout the United States as well as in a variety of international settings. His solo work has been presented in schools, colleges, festivals, and faith-based organizations. Doug’s studio, The Berkshop, is in the Holly Springs Center where he offers workshops in performing theatre arts, circus skills, and mask making.
WORKSHOPS AT THE BERKSHOP, HOLLY SPRINGS CENTER
Holly Springs Center, Studio #303
NEW ARTIST IN RESIDENCE AT HSC!! Christina Laurel works in paper, especially Japanese papers, to create 2D work and installations. Laurel has taught regionally at the Greenville County Museum of Art, Spartanburg Art Museum, and Pickens County Museum, and at the Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY. Upcoming exhibits and installations: September/October, Aiken Center for the Arts. Aiken, SC; 2019, Appalachian State University's Turchin Art Center, Boone, NC. Contact Christina Laurel at 864-360-8652 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.claurelartist.com
Register for one month at a time. Each meeting will introduce – stART - a new art project. Class size limited to 4; adults only. Bring your own materials and tools; some provided; materials list emailed upon registration. Pencils, pens, makers; no watercolor/acrylic/oil paints. $60 per month; call or text the artist at 864-360-8652 (credit card, check, cash) to register and prepay, or with questions.
stART session sample topics: Each stART session meets 1-1/2 hours on Wednesdays (10-11:30am) in September, October, and a combined November/December, in Studio #303.
Session #1 - Wednesdays, September 5, 12, 19, 26 Session #2 – Wednesdays, October 3, 10, 17, 24 Session #3 – Wednesdays, November 7, 14 and December 5, 12 stART session sample topics:
Autobiographical collage – with a focus on composition
Pet silhouette – with a focus on contour
Portraiture and the Grid – transfer a photo into a drawing
Color theory – create a color quilt square
A to Z sketchbook – markmaking in drawing
Botanical collage – in the style of Mary Granville Pendarves Delany
Abstraction – transform a still life from realism to abstraction
Ekphrasis – writing inspiration from art; art inspiration from poetry
Unlocking Creativity – exercises from The Artist’s Way and more
Scratchboard – think in reverse, white on black
Origami – an intro to Japanese papers and the art of folding
Pattern – use pattern to create a Chuck Close-style portrait
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